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Paul Andrew (608 Posts)

About: Paul Andrew is the editor and founder of Speckyboy Design Magazine.

30 Essential and Advanced WordPress Plugins

These are a list of advanced WP plugins that I have used and tested, and have proven to be indispensable. They are not listed by any kind of rank. 1. WP-CODEBOX Plugin | Eric @ EricBess WebHome Wp-CodeBox provides clean syntax highlighting and advanced feature for embedding source code within pages or posts. 2. Advanced Excerpt • Spare Pencil This…

Google Map API, Tutorials, Examples and Demos

The free web mapping service from Google is everywhere, it seems to appear on every other website and new web apps are appearing every day. But, how do they do it? Hopefully this article will help you on your way. Google Map API Links and Downloads Homepage: http://code.google.com/apis/maps/index.html. Download: Sign up for a Google Map Api key here. Docs: Google…

Top 5 Free Icon Editors for the Pro Designer

There are a lot of Premium Icon Editors you could use, but if you look deeper there are FREE Icon Editors that are just as powerful (in some cases more so) as premium versions, easier to use than Photoshop or Illustrator, and can create amazingly polished professional icons. Here are my top 5 FREE Icon Editors: 1. IcoFX 1.6 URL:…

15 Amazing Photoshop Icon Tutorials

Ever wondered how the great icon designer do it? Well, here are 15 Photoshop Tutorials that lets you peek behind the curtain and get you started. Want to be an Icon Designer? Try these… 1. How to Illustrate a Traffic Cone Icon in Photoshop URL:View Tutorial. Source:http://psdtuts.com.

155 WordPress Resources

This list below has took me a few weeks to compile, I have sifted the net and came up with 155 of the best WordPress Resources, covering, tutorials,plugins, themes, WP and AJAX, forums, podcasting, WP and DIGG (social bookmarking)…and on…and the list goes on and on… I think I have covered everything. Everything here for the novice all the way…